Don Munyak wrote:
>>> If I have to dedicate one of my ethernet ports to an external AP
>>> then I need another port. Then the WRAP board is no longer
>>> attractive. I like the idea of a single box...well two including
>>> the cable modem. A rat's nest of individual items...well I suppose
>>> that way individual components can be replaced separately. Have to
>>> meditate on that for a while.
>> Many people have takes an AP apart, and put the wrap and AP in one
>> case. In some cases they even share a power supply. Might help...
> There's nothing stopping you from coming out the m0n0wall firewall LAN
> port into a switch for your LAN devices.
> Then using the AP wired into one of the LAN switch ports, as well as
> any other LAN devices.
> You would still be able to use OPT1 for DMZ.
Or you could go for one of the Soekris with the 2 or 4 additional
ethernet ports and use one of those for the AP. You would end up with a
WAN, LAN, WLAN, and DMZ subnets.
James W. McKeand